Top Ten Most Iconic Authors in Japanese Literature

The Top Ten Most Iconic Authors in Japanese Literature

1 Yukio Mishima Yukio Mishima is the pen name of Kimitake Hiraoka (January 14, 1925 – November 25, 1970), a Japanese author, poet, playwright, actor, and film director. Mishima is considered one of the most important Japanese authors of the 20th century. ...read more.
2 Haruki Murakami
3 Ryunosuke Akutagawa
4 Yasunari Kawabata
5 Kenzaburo Oe
6 Natsume Soseki
7 Kobo Abe
8 Shusaku Endo
9 Junichiro Tanizaki
10 Osamu Dazai

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11 Ryu Murakami
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